Teaching:

Business English:

Hong Kong:

1983-1984: Sara Beattie Secretarial College: Business Correspondence and Secretarial Practice training consultant for both day and evening classes.

1984: Hong Kong Management Association: Business English seminar leader creating and then teaching the following courses:

  • How to Write an Effective Press Release
  • A Practical Course on the Preparation of Meetings and Minutes Writing

Germany:

1992-1996: Kapito Language School, Münster: Business English trainer with a specialty in Advertising and Marketing English

1993: Hutchinson Telecom, Münster/Wolbeck site: Business English trainer

1995-1997: Armstrong Worldwide Industries, Münster site: Business English training consultant

1997-2007: BASF Coatings, Münster/Hiltrup site: Key Communication Services (KCS) Business English Training Program Director and instructor for individuals and groups

2007–2012: Brillux, Münster site: Coatings English instructor for an individual in the Marketing Department

2008-2016: ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, Ennigerloh and Neubeckum sites: KCS Business English Training Program Director and instructor for individuals and groups

  •  Language skill levels: CEF (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) A1 (Beginner), B1 Part 1 & 2 (Pre-intermediate and Intermediate), B2 (Upper Intermediate) and C1 & C2 (Advanced)   
  • Two specialized classes in English for Managers.

2014-2016: Finanz Informatik, Münster site: International Business English instructor for an Executive Director of the company. We concentrate on developing expertise in presentations, emails and face-to-face contact with his USA clients.

 

General English:

USA:

1985: New Haven Adult Education Program, New Haven, Connecticut (CT), USA: English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher in the evening classes division

1986: Valley Academy, Harlingen, Texas (TX): ESL teacher

Germany:

1991-1993: Inlingua Language School, Münster: ESL teacher

1992-1997: Münster School of Adult Education (Volkshochschule Münster): ESL teacher.

  • Refresher and Further Education courses (beginner, pre-intermediate, intermediate, upper-intermediate, and advanced levels)
  • Cambridge Proficiency
  • Cambridge Certificate
  • Compact English (intensive course of 20 hours in one week)

 

Medical English:

Hong Kong:

1984: Haven of Hope Hospice, Nethersole Maternity Hospital, United Christian Hospital, Kwong Wah Hospital: Nursing English instructor

Germany:

1993-1994: Evangelical Hospital Nursing School, Münster: English for Nurses instructor

1993-1997: Münster School of Adult Education: English for Nurses and Medical Personnel instructor 

1993: Münster University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Münster): English for Nursing Management and English for Nursing Pedagogy instructor

1994: Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Osnabrück): English for Nursing Management and English for Nursing Pedagogy instructor

1995: German Employee Academy – Institute for Continuing Education in Nursing, Münster (Deutsche Angestellten Akademie, Münster): Medical English teacher

2005: Münster School of Adult Education: English for Nurses and Medical Personnel instructor

2005-2006: Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences: guest lecturer in Medical English for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

2005-2016: Dermatest: British-based General English and Medical English teacher for a senior member of their research staff

2006: Münster University of Applied Sciences: guest docent in English for Nursing Management and English for Nursing Pedagogy

 

Pharma English:

1997: Wyeth Pharma, Münster: Pharma English group training consultant

1997: Whitehall Much Pharma, Münster: General English and Pharma English training consultant for a senior sales manager

 

Travel Education:

1986-1990: Trek America, (Los Angeles, CA) and Suntrek Tours, (Santa Rosa, CA): Transcontinental USA Tour Leader

 

Physical Education:

USA:

1963: Southern Connecticut State Teachers’ College, New Haven, CT: assistant swimming instructor in the Physical Education Department

1986: Rio Grande Bicycle Club, Harlingen, TX: training and racing coach

Germany:

2000-2001: Power Sports Fitness Studio, Münster: Indoor Bicycle Spinning instructor

 

Professional Writing Experience:

1982-1983: The Shoreline Times weekly newspaper, Old Saybrook, CT: staff reporter

1987-1991: The National Ski Watch Show: produced by The Connecticut Radio Network: Hamden, CT: radio reporter/script writer

2010: SAILING magazine: contributing writer: Felucca Race on the River Nile article